Massachusetts Institute of Technology Communications and Program Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Communications and Program Administrator

  • Job Number:

16805

  • Functional Area:

Administration

  • Department:

School of Engineering

  • School Area:

Engineering

  • Employment Type:

Full-Time

  • Employment Category:

Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available:

No

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR, School of Engineering-Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic), to collaborate with leadership and faculty from across MIT to develop and implement a communications plan that supports the J-Clinic’s education and research programs. Will be responsible for developing and maintaining online and print communication products, platforms, and services; managing/populating J-Clinic’s communication channels (website, social media, brochures, newsletters, development collateral, PowerPoint presentations, etc.); representing J-Clinic’s agenda and priorities within the campus communications community; collaborating with staff from the areas across campus in which J-Clinic’s researchers are based; and serving as the principal communications liaison with Community Jameel, the primary sponsor of J-Clinic. Will also support important programmatic aspects of the clinic, including coordinating, implementing, and developing operations; assisting leadership with entrepreneurship-related fund-raising and stewardship activities; researching and identifying trends that impact the clinic, including collecting and analyzing data; providing administrative support to clinic leadership, including meeting/event logistics, travel arrangements/reimbursements, calendar management, agenda development, and vendor management.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least four years’ professional communications or program management experience in higher education or a research institution; excellent editorial, presentation, and verbal and written communication skills; experience in social media, print, and digital communications; familiarity with content management systems; strong track-record of positioning an organization to achieve tangible outcomes in a competitive communications environment; strong organizational, problem-solving, analytical, and customer service skills; attention to detail; and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), graphics software (Adobe Illustrator,) and database software (FileMaker). Experience with science and engineering writing and working on web-based content-delivery projects in a deadline-oriented online production environment preferred. Broad familiarity with health and machine learning research also preferred. Job #1680511/19/18

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.